Eurasian patents for industrial designs – a new possibility for applicants

The Eurasian system for protection of industrial designs was introduced on June 1, 2021 and initially covered five member states, such as the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Armenia, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Kyrgyzstan and the Republic of Kazakhstan. On 31 December 2021 the Republic of Belarus also joined the Protocol on the Protection of Industrial Designs to the Eurasian Patent Convention of September 9, 1994 (hereinafter the Protocol).

Agency TRIA ROBIT – 30th anniversary

Agency TRIA ROBIT - 30th anniversary

On 19th July 2021, Agency TRIA ROBIT celebrated the 30th anniversary of the company.
The celebration took place at Birini Castle, where together with the current and former employees of the company, we explored the history of the castle, competed with each other in the Legends game, looking for answers to questions about the Castle of Birini, its park and its former residents.

Amendments to the Customs Law

Amendments to the Customs Law

On 10 June 2021 the Saeima has adopted and on 28 June 2021 the President of the Republic of Latvia has announced amendments to the Customs Law of the Republic of Latvia, which introduce a new procedure for the application of the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 (EC) No 608/2013 on customs enforcement of intellectual property rights and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1383/2003 (hereinafter – Regulation 608/2013) at the national level.